Welcome Winder-Barrow High School sophomores! In the gaming world, you’ve survived and made it to the next level. During this next step in your high school careers there will be important tasks and events to be mindful of and complete. Always maintain your focus in the classroom and on your graduation requirements. As sophomores you should be increasing your abilities to self-advocate and inform your parents, teachers, counselors and administrators of the things you may need to be successful. This year a great time to evaluate how last year went and to make improvements for this school year. Tasks to consider can include, but are not limited to: register/take the PSAT in the fall, increasing your student involvement by joining a club/sport, becoming more involved in volunteer opportunities, consider enrolling in rigorous course/Dual Enrollment, and defining your pathway sequence to align with career goals.
This sophomore page and our counseling site exists to give you all specific information that will help you navigate and remain focused this school year. The Counseling Department will assist in providing and disseminating necessary info on your sophomore year, as well as fun info in research, current trends, facts, and more.
IMPORTANT SOPHOMORE DOCUMENTS (check back for updates)
Underclassmen Info Night Presentation (September 2018)
Underclassmen Info Night Packet (September 2018)
On Wednesday, October 28, our school will administer the PSAT/NMSQT®, a test that showcases the skills and knowledge you are learning in class that are essential for college. We encourage you to take advantage of the many benefits PSAT/NMSQT offers: 1) Get connected to colleges and universities across the country — and to scholarship organizations […]
Students and parents check out the resources through Wells Fargo on their CollegeSTEPS program. There are some tools to help you with college and financial aid planning. See the snap shot captured below, and when you have a moment take some time to visit their site here.
UPCOMING EVENT WBHS is a co-sponsor for this upcoming event in Athens, GA. On Thursday, September 24, 2015, UGA will be screening, First Generation at University 16 Cinema at the Oconee Connector in Athens. The film is a feature-length documentary following the story of 4 students striving to be first in their families to go to […]
The counselors held a resume building workshop during advisement on Friday, September 25th. Topics included learning the key components of a resume, how to format your resume, and helpful tips were discussed. Students were provided the opportunity to walk away with a packet to assist in making/tweaking their own resumes. Attached is the handout from our workshop. […]
HOPE rigor requirement began impacting students who graduate on or after May 1, 2015. In order to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship and Zell Miller Scholarship a student must certain criteria. One of those criteria are the academic rigor requirements. For students and parents who are planning to utilize the HOPE program as a part […]
Celebrate the spirit of service by applying for a 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award! All interested students should fill out an online application at http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc. Applications must be completed and submitted to Dr. Darby or a counselor by November 3, 2015. Top applicants will be recognized in our school and community and will receive a […]